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of her and got her treatment. they also provided information to the police which ultimately assisted us in making the arrest. >> reporter: as police gathered clues they say the teen called one of the victim's family members demanding ransom money. police arrested him soon after back at the shopping center still in possession of the woman's van. they say his handgun turned out to be a fake. the 14-year-old is booked into juvenile hall facing a litany of charges including attempted murder, robbery, kidnapping for ransom and carjacking. it will be up to the d.a. if he is going to be charged as an adult. live in vallejo, anne makovec, cbs 5. >>> now let's get a check on the weather with lawrence. it's been raining. >> yeah. some breaking news out there. >> yeah. >> we had some rain. >> we got some rain out there. stormy this morning, now it's broken off to showers. scattered showers around the bay area. still pockets of moderate amounts of rain in the santa cruz motts, los gatos, sliding into the san jose area. we're far from done. this is just the first round that came through early on thi
used as a logistics base for the so-called home guard, soldiers and military people who look after this particular area. it's doubtful the guys who fired the rocket knew that. the damage was caused by a grant missile. a battlefield weapon that cannot be aimed accurately. the israelis believe they have significantly reduced the number of launchers, but admit they can't eliminate all of them from the air. israeli troops and armor are still poised to push into gaza and prime minister benjamin netanyahu warned on sunday the military is prepared to significantly expand the operation. but he doesn't have a lot of popular support for that. according to a poll by the newspaper haaretz, 90% of israelis back the war against gaza, but barely 30% are in favor of a ground invasion. diplomatic pressure is also mounting. president obama and other pes te western lyse eaders have cautio against it. civilian casualties will cost israel support from the international community. israeli president shimon peres acknowledged as much. >> i hope it will bring and end to this strange and inhumane war. >> re
elissa harrington is on the ground with the latest information what can you tell us. >> reporter: there's mud and water everywhere. this is what we're seeing throughout several blocks in this daly city neighborhood. here here on lasaine and price street and police say that it appears a water main broke somewhere up the hill so the water has been gushing down flooding the streets. some cars have water going past their tires. we have some video a little bit earlier. let's bring that up. residents have been waking up. they tell me because of the sound of o hospitallers. they're -- helicopters. there are police out here, firefighters out here. and when residents walk outside and see this, a lot of them concerned. quite a few have been evacuated from their homes and last we heard, they were going to a nearby park. we have yet to speak with any of those people and are still trying to get updates from police and firefighters, but a a big mess clean up here. when we first arrived it looked like there was gushing water and at this point everything seems to be still. maybe they're getting
the election. >>> john dickerson will take us through the road map to victory for each candidate. >>> we begin with a look at today's eye opener, your world in 90 seconds. >> red cross should have been here. there should be -- i have a knife on my stoop, waiting for someo someone. >> millions of americans spend another night in the dark. >> we're going to die. we're going to freeze. >> frustration is being felt by hundreds of communities in new york and new jersey. >> no supplies. our kids are homeless, they're cold. >> millions still have no power. long lines for just the little gas that's still left. >> it's a dog fight i hear. >> this is like preapocalyptic scenario. >> would you like to see inside? >> what does it look like in there? >> pretty awful. >>> if you vote for me, we'll win this election, we'll keep moving forward. >> the signs out front forward, i think forewarned is a better word. >> don't you want this election over with already? >> the important october jobs report, just released, 171,000 jobs have been added. that's more than what was expected. >>> lottery winner claims her
that would allow it to rise automatically. republicans use the debt ceiling last year to extract spending cuts and they don't want to give up that leverage. >> there's a lot of things i've wanted in my life but almost all of them had a price tag attached to them. and if we're going to talk about the debt limit in this, there's going to be some price tag associated with it. >> reporter: the white house still seat tchlsiethes over las fight and doesn't want a replay. >> to ensure that the united states of america pays its bills and does not default for the first time in its history is deeply irresponsible. >> reporter: the more both sides talk, the more complications they discover. the white house says nothing will move forward until republicans agree to raise taxes on the wealthy and cope them where they are for the middle class. in a couple of hours, the president will be in suburban philadelphia to talk about just that. >> major garrett, thanks. bob schieffer, host of "face the nation" joins us now. good morning. >> good morning, charlie. >> you're in washington. help us make some sense
will still be in charge of the senate. >> it's now whether president obama decides to come into office, use this victory as an opportunity to make compromises with the republicans. >> apparently, all he those do is show up in a nice suit, give them free health care, save the auto industry and kill bin laden, and that old girl will put out. >> the senate battle in massachusetts, elizabeth warren beat incumbent republican scott brown. >> tammy baldwin has become the first openly gay candidate to win a u.s. senate seat. >> all that -- >> ohio will go for obama. >> percent certainty? >> 99.95%. >> we've got to be careful about calling things. we've got to be very cautious about intruding on this process. >> well, folks -- >> hold on, hold on -- >> i worked for the guy who balanced the budget. you came in and exploded it and now you're complaining to me? >> and all that matters. >> it's never too early to start talking about the next election. [ laughter ] right? >> and you know that somebody's planning it. >> on "cbs this morning." >> two years, $3 billion, and we are clearly in the same [ blee
attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi. >> all while the cia announces its launching an investigation into petraeus' conduct while he was still in charge of the agency. >> petraeus insists no classified documents exchanged hands during his affair. >>> this battle is escalating. >> israel is prepared to take whatever action is necessary to defend our people. >>> as long as i've been here i haven't seen something to this magnitude. >> four people are dead and 17 more hurt after a train crash with a parade float carrying veterans and their wives through west texas. >>> president obama visited new york yesterday to see the damage from superstorm sandy. >> i promise we are going to be here until the rebuilding is complete. and i meant it. >> hostess brands is liquidating. the twinkie maker will lay off most of its 18,000-person workforce. >> touchdown, 79 yards. >> buffalo wins to go to 4-6. >> all that -- >> i just want to say thank you. >> you're very welcome. your very welcome. >> you're very handsome. >> and so that's -- >> that's how i roll, too. >> that's how you roll. >> and all tha
four children when a bomb hit this apartment building. israeli officials say hamas is using civilian buildings as cover to launch rockets across the border. in tel aviv, people on the street ran for cover when sirens signaled an approaching rocket. israel's iron dome defense system has intercepted more than 240 rockets. during a trip to asia, president obama warned israel about expanding into a ground war but he defended israel's fighting back. >> there's no country on earth that would tolerate missiles raining down on its citizens from outside its borders. >> reporter: u.n. secretary- general ban ki-moon is in cairo, egypt today to assist cease-fire talks there. the threat of a ground war remains. thousands of israeli tanks, thousands of israeli tanks, soldiers and rocket launchers are ready to cross the border susan mcginnis, cbs news, washington. >>> the israeli air force briefly took control of hamas radio network warning people from gaza to stay away from hamas facilities. >>> president obama is right now in cambodia. he will raise human rights concerns in his meeting today with
to a strip club and used public dollars to pay for it. receipts from a 2008 business trip show benjamin spent more than 4500 dollars at a strip club. and he was placed on administrative leave and although ben gentleman -- benjamin is retiring he will not receive a severance package. the port will continue investigateing and will discuss reimbursement policies this thursday. the strip club defense was not immediately noticed because the name of the venue called treasures was not on the receipt receipt. >>> the man who founded mcafee associates is now a person o of interest in a murder case. john mcafee sold his remaining shares of the antivirus software company in the 1990s. in the recent years he's been living on an island in belies. people want to question him about his neighborhood. >> he is enormous resources at his disposal. and that's allowed him to do whatever he wants. >> he called to declare his innocence in the murder case and said he has buried himself up to his neck in sand to hide from police. >> police in southern california shot and killed a u.s. marine from san jose this weeken
with benjamin netanyahu. >> thousands of u.s. marines are on the move. u.s. navy warships are heading closer to israel. >>> deadly storm now is crow ating a soggy mess in the pacific northwest. >> even by seattle standards, a lot of rain. already 7" and still counting. >>> cops now say the deadly explosion that blew up several homes in indianapolis may have been intentional. >> homicide investigation now is under way. two people were killed. seven others injured. >> there is a search for truth and a search for justice. >>> huge fire caused explosions and panic in north houston. >> looked like the world was on fire over here. >>> walmart workers plan to strike at 1,000 stores on black friday. >> it's not fair how they treat us. >>> touchdown! >> the bears cleaned out by the niners. >>> all that -- >> listen to me. >> it doesn't have to be like that. >> when i ask you a question and you don't have an answer it's best to say i don't know. >>> hostess won't go out of business just yet. private mediation. >> hostess makes twinkies ho-hos and ding dongs. >>> my mom,
. >> are you worried about that and the stability of the hill. >> better to update us as soon as possible. >> reporter: engineers tested the hill before allowing people back in their homes and city officials say an 8" pipe connected to a water tank burst, causing the landslide. they blame the pipe's old age, that pipe was made in the 1930s. city officials plan to repair or restore the pipes in the area and say there could be more aging pipes similar to the one that burst yesterday. live in daly city, cate caugiran, cbs 5. >> thank you. >>> big question now, who is going to pay for all the clean- up? car owners whose auto insurance policies do include a comprehensive coverage are automatically protected no matter where the car was parked. but you should make the claim immediately. drivers who don't have the comprehensive coverage should submit a claim to daly city within the next six months. forms are available at city hall. >>> an attic fire in the east bay forced a family out of their home. one firefighter suffered minor injuries. crews took 20 minutes to knock the fire down. they spent
cost david petraeus his job as cia director. now general john allen's next job is in jeopardy. >> the u.s. commander in afghanistan will not become nato's top general just yet while the pentagon investigates his communications with tampa socialite jill kelley. bob orr has more details on this story. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. as you say, his nomination is on hold and thursday's confirmation hearing is postponed. the head of nato is still backing allen and defense secretary leon panetta speaking overnight in australia also offered some guarded support. >> no one should leap to any conclusions here. general allen is doing an excellent job at isaf, in leading those forces. he certainly has my continued confidence to lead our forces and to continue the fight. but his nomination has been put on hold as a prudent measure until we determine what the facts are. >> reporter: that caution was he can owed at the white house. >> it's an accurate statement that president still has faith in general allen? >> he has faith in general aln, believes he is doing and has done an excellent job.
umbrellases right? >> i am so excited for you guys. [ laughter ] >> you better come out with us. >> you will have such a good time. yes. you know what? i think the way it's going to happen, you will be right in the band of rain. you have more rain coming your way. >> excellent! >> we are seeing scattered showers outside this morning but you can see a stronger band off the coastline that's going to be pushing in over the next couple of hours. so the rain is going to be picking up if you are heading out on the commute this morning, it's going to be slick on the roads. we have already seen some of those scattered showers and then there's another band often the coastline but this one is going to get things going so high-def doppler radar picking up on the rainfall right now. it's been fairly light but that's about to change as we are going to see that band move onshore. that one will come on this morning, then maybe a break, and scattered showers. just for frank and michelle right here that band is going to come onshore with heavier rainfall and maybe even some thunderstorms. that sounds v
. jacklin road between campbell and arizona. a milpitas public information officer is en route to give us more concrete information on what happened. we'll have the latest coming up. live in milpitas, cate caugiran, cbs 5. >>> thank you. okay. well, the animals are lining up two by two here in the bay area because the rain is coming. today is okay. time it break out the arc as you point out. >> we are going to get significant rain this week. tomorrow you'll think what's the shouting about? we get rain on wednesday through saturday. so things are going to get wet. the seven-day forecast just looks like it's soaked all the way through and that's how it will feel. right now 47 degrees at concord, 54 oakland, livermore 46. san francisco at 52 degrees. and we have less fog than yesterday. napa is reporting fog so here and there. but as the high pressure leaves and the low pressure enters, that low pressure means all that pressure is lifted off of the lower atmosphere so the fog rises and we have mostly cloudy skies. 50-mile-an-hour gusts are possible. we have wind advisories for the rest of th
the smoke alarms and formed the evacuation of the about. the fire department tells us there's just minor damage to the electrical room and they aren't sure how it started. city hall should be open for business as usual today. >>> sierra lamar's accused killer faces new charges this morning. 21-year-old antolin garcia torres was been charged with trying to kidnap three other victims during three cam,ing in 2009. lamar disappeared in march of this year. torres was arrested in may for her kidnapping and murder even though lamar's body has not been found. >>> we are getting a look at two men suspected of kidnapping a woman and driving her from atm to atm in the east bay. walnut creek police say this video shows two men trying to withdraw money from a woman's account. she told police they grabbed her outside her office threw her in the back of her car. the suspects drove around to at least three other machines before dumping her and the car in the oakland hills. >> this doesn't happen here. >>> the woman told the police the suspects were named david and aubrey. police say they escaped in a sm
gambles. i'm going to keep my money safe in the stock market. >> now is the time for us to work on what we all agreed to, which is let's keep middle class taxes. we don't have a lot of time. >>> secretary geithner is up on capitol hill to lead negotiations on the fiscal cliff talks. >> you're not going to grow the economy if you raise taxes on the top two rates. that's not the right approach. >>> string of nasty storms barreling into the west coast. powerful winds have started knocking out power. >> just need to get to the other side of town. i don't have a choice. >> picked a bad day to do it? >> yeah. >> u.s. embassy in cairo is closed. the entrance is blocked by protesters as clashes erupt nearby. >> zebra and s hechlt tland pony ran wild through the streets of new york city. they apparently escaped from a petting zoo. >>> nypd says actress lindsay lohan has been raefed and charged with assault. >> three, two, one. >> only nbc would make a television event out of plugging something in. >> all that -- >> oh, humphries and rondo get into it. officials trying to get control here. >> don't
. good to have you with us. it's 6:00. >> it is. well, the unemployment has bounced up again. the jobs report was just released a few minutes ago. cate caugiran down in the newsroom with the very latest on the numbers. >> reporter: frank and michelle, the numbers show that more jobs were added in october. let's take a look. the numbers show the u.s. economy added 171,000 jobs in october right now unemployment rate is now at 7.9%. that's up from september's report which put us at 7.8%. now, that was the first dip below 8 since before the president took office. in terms of voters, some experts say these numbers are unlikely to sway them. >> if you are a person that feels that the general recovery that we have had has not been as much as it should have been, then you have already made up your mind probably not to vote for the president for re- election. if you are conversely someone who feels that the president inherited the mess and it's turning around a ship slowly to fix this thing and you generally like where he is with his other programs, you have also already made up your mind. >> r
in line. cbs reporter randall pinkston joins us from the jersey shore with problems people are facing. >> reporter: good morning. the number of utility workers from around the country getting their power back online, mass transit coming back online, but there's so many problems, there's so many people who have lost homes, the temperatures are dropping, they don't have electricity, they don't have heat so small wonder that tempers are fraying. >>> reporter: you didn't have to look hard to find frustrated people. there were long lines to get gas and long lines to get into new york city, as police enforced a three-person per vehicle rule. traffic will only get better when all of the tunnels and subway lines are clear of water. and the pumps are operating 24 hours a day to speed up the process. but one look at this tunnel connecting manhattan and brooklyn shows just how much work is still left to be done. the nights are especially hard for people without electricity. >> we've been cold some nights. >> dark and cold. >> reporter: con ed says it will have power back on tomorrow for hundreds
who earn more than $250,000 a year? >> well that certainly is what the exit polls showed us. there was support for those polled for the president's position. the president has had lots of support for that position going back months and months. after the 2010 congressional elections when they won in that wave election that's still where the public was. having a public behind him has not helped the president in previous negotiations. of course, things have changed now. >> what do you think the mood is for compromise now? we've listened to speaker boehner. the president will make his case today. is there generally a mood that enough of this dysfunction, let's get things done and let's compromise, as long as we don't cross over our principles? >> yeah. i think there is a mood for compromise. the question is -- it will be interesting to watch the theater here. in 2010 during the lame duck period after the election there was -- they got some work done. and what -- for negotiation to work, both sides will probably start very far away. the question is will each
than 3 million of us are expected to fly to our destinations this holiday. >> it's going to be so jammed up, listen to this, tsa agents say passengers are being asked to grope themselves. >>> birth control pills should be sold over the counter say a number of doctors. >>> shake-up on sesame street. a man behind elmo announces he will be leaving the show after another accusation by underage boys. >> ban public nudity. >>> and score from high school basketball that's hard to believe. 138 points from one guy. if you don't believe me, you don't know jack. >> and all that matters. >> thanksgiving united states of america and you're taking on quite something. >> find out who is spending three days waiting in line for these black friday sales and go shopping at their house. >> on "cbs this morning." >> let's take a look at the clip. >> i thought you were going to go in for a kiss. okay. captioning funded by cbs >>> welcome to "cbs this morning." i'm charlie rose in new york. norah o'donnell is in washington. we've been expecting an announcement of cease fire
the battle over control of the u.s. senate. democrats currently holding a 51-47 edge over the republicans with two independents caucusing with the democrats. now, the race to watch include the bay state, massachusetts, where polls show republican incumbent scott brown in a close race with his democratic challenger elizabeth warren and in indiana claire mccast cell facing a tough challenge from republican richard mourdock despite his comments a few weeks ago about rape. in all 33 senate seats run for grabs with races in several states that can really go either way. >>> several states have ballot propositions dealing with controversial social issues. four states have measures dealing with immigration, marijuana-related measures will be decided in six states, and three states have propositions dealing with same-sex marriage. >>> the polls open in california a little more than two hours from now and many people have already voted by mail. cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran is at the alameda county registrar of voters where i imagine it's going to be busy in a couple of hours. >> reporter: that's wh
and a half from now. here's a look at some of the stores. sears, toys 'r us and walmart plan to open at 8 p.m. target will open up at 9:00. locally two malls will open at midnight thanksgiving night for the first time ever. they are the valley fair in san jose and santa clara, and stoneridge shopping center down in pleasanton. we have you covered on the best money saving tips for this black friday. you can check out friday. >>> there is a holiday backlash from employees at walmart. [ chanting ] >> dozens of pro union protestors rallied at this oakland walmart yesterday. similar rallies are planned for tonight and tomorrow. walmart is nonunion. these protestors say the company thrives bidenning their workers a living -- by denying their workers a living inning what. walmart has asked the national labor relations board to stop the rally but a decision probably won't come in time. >>> a man accused in a deadly crime spree that included shooting a police officer now says he is sorry. jonathan wilbanks walked into court yesterday. police are still looking for his accomplice in la
ago because of a broken water main. they are using hay and mesh covering to keep more mud and debris from sliding down the hill. the city manager says they have to restore the hillside before they can repair the broken pipe. >>> gangs may be behind a gilroy drive by shooting. police say someone fired shots into a home on glenview drive around midnight. they also fired at a nearby parked car. according to police there were 8 people in the home during the shooting including a 4-month- old baby. no word if anybody was hit by gunfire. >>> the teen accused in a deadly crime spree in san jose will be in court this afternoon. the boy, adonis mull droe, will be tried as an adult. the 15-year-old faces 8 felony counts including murder and attempted murder of a police officer. police say he and 2 6-year-old jonathan wilbanks robbed some san jose businesses on november 16 killly rory parkpettiford. an officer was also injured. >>> two men are in custody. oakland police say it began monday when a husband shot cell phone video of another car being driven erratically. you see it here. police say t
entrance. >> reporter: joe leader oversees maintenance for the metropolitan transit authority. he showed us some of the damage at the hardest hit station, south ferry at the southern tip of manhattan. >> as much as the water has gone down, we're still two levels -- we're at the water till we get to the tracks? >> absolutely. >> reporter: it will take a week just to pump out the water. that's only the first step. >> the assessment afterwards will be very difficult because they'll have to be taken apart, elevators will have to be looked at, controls will have to be changed out. >> reporter: meantime, the city is doing what they can to relieve congestion, made much worse in lower manhattan where customers are still without power. new york's taxi rules were modified, allowing drivers to pick up more than one passenger at a time. mayor michael bloomberg announced that seven major routes into the city would be limited to vehicles carrying three or more people. >> i know it is inconvenient for a lot of people. but the bottom line is the streets can only handle so much. >> reporter: so we've seen s
. >> reporter: ordering a pentagon investigation of one of the nation's highest profile u.s. military officials. general john allen, the man who succeeded david petreaus as head of the international forces in afghanistan is linked to the investigation involving his predecessor. secretary of defense leon panetta says the fbi has turned the case over to department of defense investigators. the senior u.s. defense official says the inquiry centers around potentially inappropriate e-mails with jill kelley, the florida woman who sparked an investigation that led to petreaus' resignation as head of the cia. >> if you know my sister like i said, she is a dedicated mother and wife. >> reporter: kelley went to the fbi when she received threatening e-mails from an anonymous source. those were allegedly linked to paula broadwell. broadwell was having an affair with petreaus and reportedly believed kelley was a romantic rival for his attention. monday night investigators searched broadwell's home. agents didn't say what they were looking for but carried out boxes and a computer. general allen is in washing
in the san francisco bay. the u.s. coast guard found the man's body near fort baker about 8:00 yesterday morning. there is no information yet on the cause of the man's death. >>> a vigil will mark the 24th anniversary of a girl's disappearance here in the east bay. michaela garecht was 9 years old when she was kidnapped from in front of a store on mission boulevard in hayward in 1988. a bone fragment found earlier this year is now being tested to see if it came from the missing girl. >>> right now, a new attack on a gaza city high-rise. these are live pictures from gaza where you can see smoke coming from a building. witnesses say an israeli air strike has hit a building that houses a number of local and foreign news organizations. you can still see smoke in the air there. israel has been attack the region from the air. retaliation for months of rocket attacks coming gaza. >>> 94 palestinians including 50 civilians have been killed in gaza since the air strikes began last week. in israel, three civilians have been killed by rockets launched by the hamas. cbs reporter susan mcginnis has m
life. >> the murder victim, rory parkpettiford had just bought a used bmw that morning. he was 22 years old and an aspiring hip-hop singer. his father is now urging the suspect on the run to turn himself in. >>> president obama has sent secretary of state hillary clinton to the middle east to help mediate an end to the deadly conflict there between israel and the palestinians. it's now been about a week since israel began air strikes at the gaza strip. it is retaliation for rocket attacks on israel by hamas. at least 113 palestinians have been killed in gaza, nearly half civilians. the death toll in israel remains at 3. susan mcginnis has more on the continuing violence. >>> reporter: mosques in gaza issued the call for morning prayers today even as bombs and missiles rained down around them. the israeli military says it hit about 100 terror sites overnight, including the islamic national bank in gaza city that israel says it used to fund terror operations. hamas militants have launched more than 1,000 rockets into israel during this week-long battle. palestinian officials say 38 more p
the storm knocked out power. >> coming up is really a hardship for us. >> that's why we stayed up here. >> reporter: here in new jersey, police began allowing people who live along the coast back into their homes for the first time since the storm. for many, it was an emotional homecoming. >> got upset. we lost everything we had. it's nothing we can do. >> reporter: vicente juarez says the water rose 3 feet high in his stafford township home. he spent the afternoon throwing everything away. damage from sandy is estimated at $50 billion. randall pinkston, cbs news, stafford township, new jersey. >>> new york's mayor michael bloomberg has decided to go ahead with this weekend's scheduled new york city marathon. there's some criticism about the decision. but the mayor says the race will show the city's resilience and it will be a financial boost for the city. so we're asking, should the new york city marathon go on as planned? you can comment on facebook or twitter or email us at -- at >>> air force bases with helping with hurricane relief efforts. a cargo pl
the weekend? we'll talk about that coming up. >> and the roads are slick this morning. so if you want to use mass transit, might be a good idea but we are just getting word of bart delays. which lines are impacted, coming up. >> good morning, it's fry, november 9. i'm michelle griego. >> hi, everybody. i'm frank mallicoat. we begin this hour with developing news in san francisco. a lightning strike near a transformer causing a power outage and now dozens of customers are left in the dark. >> cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran has more from san francisco with an update on the work crews are doing. how's it going? >> reporter: they are working hard. i spoke with a crew member a few moments ago who said four or five transformers are affected. i want to show you right now, there's a lot of work going on in the noe valley neighborhood to try to turn that power back on. right now 100 customers are affected. pg&e says lightning didn't directly hit the transformers here but it hit near hoffman avenue. now customers on fountain street, grandview avenue are also affected. for or five transformers were hit o
delays at sfo. >> roberta gonzales is at the airport for us now with more. how long are we talking? >> reporter: right now the rain has stopped. we have a little reprieve but winds have been problematic gusting up to 37 miles an hour. behind me is an empty runway. this is something that you should not be seeing at this time of the day. it should be filled with arriving and departure flights. right now we have one cancellation of an international plane but we have so many cancellations of arriving flights for monterey, from orange county, from santa barbara. and earlier today we had over 4 hour delays on arriving flights. i just went inside the terminal and took another look. it looks like we are still seeing delays up to 2 hours and 24 minutes on arriving flights. what the duty manager says is that even if we begin to pick up some of these rates of departing flights we'll still have problems now on arrivals because it takes a while to get these planes turned around after such a huge delay. so word of advice, if you are coming to sfo, it's advisable to call ahead because this is goi
of mud from that broken pipe and joins us live with more. >> reporter: daly city is one example of how cities can't afford to keep up with the old infrastructure. now civil injuries are saying basically we should prepare for more natural catastrophes here in the bay area. poor welds and lack of inspecial caused the explosion an incineration of a san bruno neighborhood years ago. putting off maintenance is not an option but they can't afford to do it. we are told more aging pipes could be in the area. injuries didn't look favorably on the infrastructure. the grade they gave for urban stormwater and flood control was a low d. in order to keep up, the bay area needs to spend nearly $3 billion. lawmakers say raising taxes is controversial but it's the best option. they voted in berkeley to pay higher property taxes to fix roads and other problems in the infrastructure. so engineers say at this point it could be a cautionary tale. pay up now or pay more down the road. cate caugiran, cbs 5. >> thank you. >> go to to see hi-def doppler in your own neighborhood. >>> 5:06. let
turnout. >> we'll find out tomorrow. okay, susan mcginnis live for us in washington, d.c., thanks. >>> and now let's go live to sanford, florida, outside orlando where mitt romney is holding a victory rally at a avian jet center. stay with us for all your election coverage including live up-to-the-minute election night results from around -- across the nation, california and, of course, right here in the bay area. >>> it is 6:05. it's been a week since hurricane sandy hit the east coast. new york has made progress in getting subways running, good news for commuters still having trouble just finding gasoline for their cars and their generators. power slowly being restored with about 1.4 million outages still reported. yesterday's scheduled new york marathon was canceled so a number of runners actually spent time helping the victims of sandy. >> these are marathoners, not even neighbors, probably not staten islanders. look what they're doing, great. >> people of staten island come out to cheer us on every year. so it's the at least i can do is help them out. >> sadly, the weather fo
, our team coverage takes us to chicago. president obama is there this morning and cbs reporter bigad shaban is covering his campaign. bigad. >> reporter: the president's return here to chicago comes after two days of intense campaigning in the battleground states of ohio, florida, colorado, new hampshire and the president right now is hoping for the best as he waits to find out if he will be re- elected for another term. >>> reporter: president obama is spending election day in chicago. he cast his ballot there during early voting almost two weeks ago. the president wrapped up his campaign in des moines last night just steps away from his iowa headquarters during his first presidential bid in 2008. president obama made one final plea for votes in the critical battleground state. >> after all the months of campaigning, after all the rallies, after the millions of dollars of ads, it all comes down to you. it's out of my hands. >> reporter: president obama plans to continue his election day tradition of playing basketball with friends. i'm bigad shaban in chicago. >>> i'm randall pinkst
their votes in delaware. >>> there's also a big battle over control of the u.s. senate. democrats currently hold a 51- 47 edge over the republicans with the two independents caucusing with the democrats. now, the race to watch include the bay state of massachusetts where polls show republican incumbent scott brown is in a very tight race with democrat liz when warren and in missouri democratic incumbent claire mccaskill facing a tough challenge from republican richard mourdock despite his comments last week about rape. 33 senate seats up for grabs with races in several states that could go either way. >>> several states have ballot propositions dealing with controversial social issues. four states have measures with immigration, marijuana-related measures to be decided in six states, and three states have propositions dealing with same- sex marriage. >>> less than two hours before polls open in california but many people have already voted. cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran is at the alameda county registrar of voters. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. yes, we were here yesterday and we s
hit this apartment building. israeli officials say hamas is using civilian buildings as cover to launch rockets across the border. in tel aviv, people on the street ran for cover when sirens signaled an approaching rocket. israel's iron dome defense system has intercepted more than 240 rockets. during a trip to asia, president obama warned israel about expanding into a ground war but he defended israel's fighting back. >> there's no country on earth that would tolerate missiles raining down on its citizens from outside its borders. >> reporter: u.n. secretary- general ban ki-moon is in cairo, egypt today to assist cease-fire talks there. the threat of a ground war remains. thousands of israeli tanks, soldiers and rocket launchers are ready to cross the border awaiting the command. susan mcginnis, cbs news, washington. >>> and here's a look at some live pictures of gaza city now. the israeli air force briefly took control of hamas radio network warning people in gaza to stay away from hamas facilities. >>> president obama's southeast asian trip continues today after cambodia af
of the directors just resigned following allegations public money was used at a strip club. >> it's the last four or five years our people have been taking furlough days, asked to take other types of cuts at the same time as these people are just arrogantly out spending fraudulently the port's money that should be on our table. this should be feeding our children and keeping us in our houses. so absolutely you can imagine the frustration of the workers to see and hear that that's taking place at a time when saying they are broke and have no money. >> reporter: workers have also displayed an inflatable rat which is a symbol of labor protest. the union rep i spoke to says if they don't get this time, they will be back out here again and again until it happens. in oakland, elissa harrington, cbs 5. >>> in about an hour nurses also plan to go on strike at ten bay area hospitals. the walkout is planned for two days at eight sutter hospitals and for today only at two san jose hospitals run by hospital corporation of america. replacement nurses have been hired for five days. it will be the second nurses
on the east coast all those years, you are used to getting up at 9:00 and boom there it is. you have to wait a little longer here. looks like a nice day. >> you can see the crowds are already lining up on the streets there. >>> black friday is starting a whole day earlier this year. cbs 5 reporter elissa harrington live outside a kmart store in san mateo this morning. kmart opens in an hour. >> reporter: there is a line already wrapped around the building. some people got here at 10 p.m. last night. the kmart opens at 6 a.m. and is among a handful of stores opening on thursday for black friday sales. a lot of people are bundled up because it's chilly. you have your blanket. what are you out here for? >> for the door busters, the televisions that are $97 and 1.99. i think that's the majority of people out here for the tvs. >> reporter: what do you think about behalf hang on thanksgiving this year at a lot -- happening on thanksgiving this year at a lot of places? >> i think it's a positive thing because, you know, that way if we're out here now we still have dinnertime with the family. a l
this morning if you work in san francisco and typically use the bay bridge. we have major delays after a five-car crash. more details coming up. >>> all right, liz. thanks. good morning, everyone. it is friday, you made it, folks, november 16. i'm frank mallicoat. >> i'm michelle griego. time now 6:01. get ready for a wet weekend. >> the rain is moving in. it's already here and i think it's going to be around for a while. let's check in with lawrence and find out how much, how long and when it's all going away. >> reporter: yeah, guys. the storm door opened up. i think it couldn't be worse as far as the timing is concerned for all the computers today on the way to work today we have a heavy band of rainfall about to make its way onshore. you can see that on our high- def doppler radar right now. look at that! the yellows and oranges just off the coastline. we are going to get pounded this morning right when everybody is coming to work and you know what? right when they are going home tonight. i think a heavier band moves onshore maybe even embedded thunderstorms. right now we have some shower
of a palestinian state in the west bank in order to get israel back to the negotiation table. meanwhile the u.s. insists direct negotiations with israel. >> path to a two-state solution is through jerusalem and ramallah, not new york. >> israel's prime minister says u.n. recognition of an independent palestinian state would not advance the palestinians' quest for a homeland. israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu says palestinians first need to recognize israel as the jewish homeland, declare an end to their conflict and agree to security procedures that protect israel. >>> more talks are in the works on capitol hill in hopes of preventing the u.s. from falling off the "fiscal cliff." treasury secretary tim geithner and a white house aide plan to visit with the four house and senate leaders. they hope to find common ground on how to avert a series of tax increases and spending cuts scheduled to begin in january. >>> president obama will have lunch with mitt romney today the first time they meet face to face since their debate before the election. the event at the white house will be private.
for the thanksgiving holiday. it used to be the busiest travel holiday but it doesn't appear to be. but there is more traffic on the roads and they are wet. i hydroplaned a couple of times coming down here on highway 101. here are picture we shot at the redwood city caltrains station. people doing planes, trains and automobiles for their thanksgiving travel. we are waiting for things to pick up. it's only 5 a.m. but we'll talk to people about how the rain is impacting their travel plans. but first let's check in with lawrence karnow because he has more information on how long this rain is going to last. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. yeah, the rain continues around the bay area but it tapers off toward the latter part of the morning. right now hi-def doppler picking up on all the showers outside. it pushes through parts of the south and east bay now. you can see the rain line shifted southward. the cold front moving through overnight with winds. pockets of moderate rainfall. if you are at the 280, more of that towards sunnyvale, milpitas. we'll see this on and off this morning but then it
morning commute, gosh, it is just a mess in a lot of spots all across the bay area. use mass transit. one of our biggest hot spots now continues to be the area around the dublin interchange. you can actually see on our camera those flashing lights. that's all lanes blocked on westbound 580 approaching 680 near the dublin interchange. some traffic is able to squeeze by on the right-hand shoulder but we have seen backups since early this morning after this big rig accident happened. let's go to our maps for the drive time across the stretch more than 20 minutes. 23 minutes between the altamont pass and 680 but again that real bottleneck is through the dublin-pleasanton area. more reports of downtown wires downed trees in fact all lanes are blocked in both directions of 84 in woodside between grandview and 35. we have wind advisories on about every bridge in the bay area including across the golden gate bridge. you can see conditions are slick. and yeah we just got lots of reports of different spinouts, ponding in lanes and windy conditions, as well. you can see it a little earlier in our 88
into their exhibit sunday at the pittsburgh zoo. >> zach vodder climbed to the top of the willis tower using a prosthetic leg. >> all that -- >> touchdown! >> the bucs martin credited. >> atlanta falcons reach the halfway mark at 8-0. >> and all that matters. >> both of these get together and accomplish things, i think that's one of the reasons right now why your ratings are so low. >> on "cbs this morning." >> new york city officials are saying the city's flooded subway station may be running at full capacity sometime next week. which would be amazing since it never has before. >>> welcome to "cbs this morning." tomorrow is election day. so the presidential candidates have just one day left to convince americans to vote for them. new polls this morning show the race is razor close. president obama leads governor mitt romney by just one point in two major polls. that is within the margin of error. a statistical tie. >> another poll shows the two candidates are tied. polls from the individual states show that the president has a slight lead in all the important swing states. that's where both
and tells us why investigators believe that this fire is suspicious. good morning, cate. >>> reporter: it's what they found when they first got here that tipped them off. investigators are actually still here on the scene of the fire. contra costa fire investigator says he is right now sifting through the rubble looking for more evidence. but when firefighters first got here they found a molotov cocktail or homemade incendiary device just outside the nail salon or the magic touch salon. investigators found the fire was contained just to this business. and they were able to find out where it started. but at this point, they still don't know what sparked the blaze. >> when firefighters first arrived, they found the front window of the business broken open with heavy black smoke coming out. fairly localized fires they were able to put out fairly quickly with no obvious signs of how the fire may have started. so a closed business in the middle of the night, considering that, it may be suspicious. >> reporter: the fire inspector told me they got the call around 11:38 from a fire alarm that tip
's useful. >> i know. you can see traffic information on there as well, get all the latest traffic cams. or we can show them to you live here. here's a live look at the bay bridge. it's slick and dangerous out there. we know a lot of folks are traveling out there this morning heading to family, friends, area airports. this is the bay bridge toll plaza. cars are making some fairly big splashes especially in the middle lanes a little earlier this morning. now we have some delays especially in the outer cash lanes. so again, no metering lights yet. but they will likely turn them on very shortly. so we have two separate traffic alerts this morning including one on 580. this is a live look closer towards the dublin interchange. a little difficult to see that traffic cam this morning. let's go to our maps show you one of our hot spots. jackknifed big rig a problem spot since 4:30 a.m. traffic alert still in effect. several of the left lanes still remain blocked. eastbound 580 approaching north greenville, so very heavy traffic right now. actually in both directions through livermore. if you a
for the slick roads. a lot of reports of downed trees as well as so if you want to use mass transit this morning, we are going to be really pumping up mass transit. everything is so far reporting no delay for bart systemwide, ace train number one, muni, caltrain and ferries. that's a check of traffic. back to you guys. >>> there have been reports of lightning strikes in the bay area. cbs 5's elissa harrington joins us now from the san francisco airport. >> reporter: it's raining and windy. if we point the camera up to the lights you can see what we're dealing with here. look at that rain being whipped around by these strong winds. sfo reports gusts up to 54 miles per hour. and then below you can see some of those trees whipping around, as well. now, as you said, there was a lightning strike just west of the airport around 3 a.m. and we could expect some flight delays even cancellations making a headache for those travelers who had to deal with this on wednesday. this is the second of a series of storms rolling into the bay area and on wednesday, 36 departures and 37 arrivals were canceled. some
. police tell us that ten-year- old boy and 4-year-old girl were in the crosswalk with their parents. the parents saw the car coming in the rain. they tried to get kids out of the way but apparently obviously too late. the kids are in the hospital with nonlife-threatening life- threatening injuries. the driver by the way stopped and is cooperating with the police. >>> two men under arrest for the shootings of four people at the university of southern california. campus police say two men were arguing at about 11:30 last night when one pulled a gun and opened fire. one man was critically wounded three bystanders were also wounded with nonlife- threatening injuries. none of the people involved was usc students. >>> not far from there, three people were injured in hollywood when shots were fired into a halloween crowd. los angeles police say three people were taken to hospitals one of them a 17-year-old who is critically injured with gunshot wounds to the chest and leg. at least three men were taken into custody. >>> investigators are looking into the death of a man who was shot at an o
believed in us. >> we're so fortunate to have these fans. they're the best. >> the hardware was on hand in the hands of manager bruce bochy carrying the trophy throughout the parade. his car ran out of gas, believe it or not but eventually ended up at city hall. bart had the second highest day of ridership on record, 475,000 people taking bart into the city compared to 300,000 on average. final numbers expected to come out later today. we posted a whole lot of video of the parade, the crowd and all things giants memorabilia, if you would like to reminisce or just take a look, go to >> so much fun out there. >>> the east coast is slowly recovering from super storm sandy. this morning some new york city subways are rolling again. also today laguardia airport is re-opening. but 5 million people are still without electricity and the number of deaths blamed on sandy has passed 70. ines ferre joins us now with more on the storm from lower manhattan. ines. >> reporter: good morning, michelle. i am at the entrance of new york's fdr drive and you can see that this area is still floode
with the fire inspector who says he will talk to us in a moment to update us. you can see there's a little aftermath of last night's fire. you can see it's still dark inside there. but there are crews working busy, contractors there trying to board up parts of the walls inside. but let's look at video from earlier. investigators found this suspicious molotov cocktail a makeshift bomb on the scene. that's one of the reasons they are thinking this could be a suspicious fire. contra costa fire protection district says it started around 11:15 last night at this shopping center in the 500 block of contra costa boulevard. >> there's a lot of smoke and fire alarms going off. at this point we consider it suspicious and we have an investigator on the way. >> reporter: it took crews about 20 minutes to put it out. no one was injured. back out live, there's still a lot of damage here that people are trying to wrap up and clean up. at this point, we don't know -- we can just see one business here magic touch lawn, we don't know how many other businesses were affected. the fire inspector is on scene. w
. of course, it's thursday, happy thanksgiving, everyone! november 22nd. glad you're sharing it with us. i'm frank mallicoat. >> yes. i'm michelle griego. time now is 6:00. happening right now, black friday deals not on friday but today on thanksgiving. kmart stores just opened with huge specials. >> 601. cbs 5 reporter somewhere in the mess there is elissa harrington at kmart. >> reporter: when the doors open people literally ran inside grabbing their carts around rushing off to the areas where they want to get gifts. they are shopping for themselves, too. some of the hot ticket items electronics. here at kmart, you can get a 42" tv for 199.99. used to be $450. nintendo dsi for 79.99. some dvd players for $10. digital cameras for $50. so some people -- [ yelling ] >> reporter: so some people have been waiting in line since 10:00 last night waited 8 hours to get in here. but we're talking about black friday. it's thursday right, thanksgiving, well a lot of stores to stay competitive are opening early this year not just kmart but several others, as well. they want to get shoppers in the do
and your group to leave. >> california gives us the right to talk to customers in front of your store. >> you in don't leave we'll get the police involved. >> organizers are calling for walmart to improve employee wages and working conditions. other walmarts include richmond and fairfield stores and the story road location in east san jose are also targeted. >>> now that black friday is here we are looking ahead to cyber monday and for tips on how to save online go to our website, >> we are already looking forward to cyber monday. >> or if you're elizabeth it's deep navy blue friday. >> very good. yes. >> we have been talking about traffic and sending chopper 5 to area malls on 880 towards westfield mall in san francisco. so yeah, you know, it's actually lighter than typical commuter friday where a lot of people are heading off to work but we are seeing some businessier conditions. if you're heading towards the bay bridge, traffic looks good into san francisco. but again, right around that union square area. we are seeing a lot of traffic tie-ups on city streets
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